dancinseamstres's beading edging yay! I'm still working out what I'm doing with the back section so no pics yet but I'm digging it so far. I haven't gotten to work on it as much as I've wanted thanks to lots of MK appointments and errands I need to run for the Women's Retreat before I leave for vacation but I'm hoping to spend a nice chunk of today working on it.
I've been having a total blast with caseysmusingsCasey this week. I'm not sure if it's a good or bad thing we don't live closer to each other, we have been getting ourselves into all sorts of brilliant, creative trouble. It's fun to hang out with a kindred spirit, although shopping together is proving dangerous!
In the midst of errand running yesterday we popped into a store I've known about for years but never been in. *rolls eyes* Fabrics Unlimited was all decorator fabrics but some lovely stuff. I made Casey buy some yummy yardage on the bargain table and in turn she made me buy some trim. It was a loopy, fluffy trim for pillows but I bought a bit to see what would happen if I pulled it apart. All trims are easy to take apart once you find the right thread to pull. I found it and behold - 4 lengths of lovely 18th century style fly-fringe yardage! Out of .5 yards of trim I ended up with 48 yards of fringe, which Bridget informs me comes out to $.17 a yard. Right On!
I'm not sure of the colors for the 18th century, the variegation is a little stark and the colors are maybes so I may try over-dying it. What color I don't know, I need an actual project first. :> I'm loving the idea of trimming something in a black version of this delicate type fringe though so guess what I'll have my eyes peeled for in NYC next week? :P